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January 01, 1990 - May 26, 2013 + This American Life

Who Do You Think You Are?

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This week we bring you stories of privilege, and the lengths some will go to to maintain it. A teenager with a prominent father helps...

And the Call Was Coming from the Basement

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For Halloween, scary stories that are all true. Kidnappings, zombie raccoons, haunted houses—real haunted houses!—and things that go "EEEEK!!!" in the night. Plus, a new...

Ground Game

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This American Life goes to Pennsylvania, a battleground within a battleground, to figure out why, and how, McCain and Obama both think they can win...

A Better Mousetrap

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Stories of people tackling old problems with creative solutions --- solutions that sometimes cause problems of their own. For instance, a mother doesn't want her...

Another Frightening Show about the Economy

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Alex Blumberg and NPR's Adam Davidson —- the two guys who reported our Giant Pool of Money episode —- are back. They'll explain what happened this...

Going Big

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Stories about people who take grand, sweeping approaches to solving problems of all sorts.

Enforcers

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Three guys who go by the names Professor So and So, Jojobean and YeaWhatever spend part of each day running elaborate cons on Internet scammers. They consider...

Something for Nothing

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Stories of people trying to get rich quick, or otherwise make something for nothing. As everyone knows, there's no such thing as something for nothing....

Got You Pegged

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Shalom Auslander goes on vacation with his family, and suspects the beloved, chatty old man in the room next door is an imposter—and sets out...

Best of This American Life

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A special pledge drive edition featuring a selection of favorite features from the past few months.

Special Pledge Drive Edition

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A special pledge drive edition featuring a selection of favorite features from the past few months.

You Can Choose Your Family

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On a summer day in 1951, two baby girls were born in a hospital in small-town Wisconsin. The infants were accidentally switched, and went home with the...

The Spokesman

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Stories of what can happen when you go from being a private person to a public face.

Life after Death

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Stories of people haunted by guilt over their role in others' deaths, even when everyone agrees they're blameless...

By Proxy

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Robert had a bad reputation as a kid who didn't do his schoolwork and had little respect for adults. But his best friend, Lilly, thought...